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The 4 Pillars of a Successful Ideation Program

Innovation Excellence

Those insights are grouped into four main pillars for managing a successful ideation program Continue reading → Innovation Management Strategy Uncategorized idea management Idea quality Idea Submission ideation Ideation Program

Ten Simple Ways to Establish a User Friendly Ideation Process

Idea Champions

The countless ways in which your company's "ideation process" routinely springs leaks. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.

Should the Manager be in the Ideation Meeting?

Innovation Excellence

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An Ideation Exercise

Innovation Excellence

One generative exercise for any CPG company to explore growing market share is hold a session where a team role-plays a wide array of alternative revenue models for a particular brand. Continue reading → Creativity Innovation innovative thinking michael graber Southern Growth Studio

Case Study: How EDF Energy Improved Innovation by Focusing on Customer Centricity

Shetal Edwards, Head of Innovation Partnerships at EDF Energy, discusses how EDF Energy used ideation and collaboration to identify opportunities to improve customer experience and took action

Ideation & Enterprise Architecture for Better Business Outcomes.


And that just so happens to tie in perfectly with what we’ll cover today as we examine how combining Ideation and Enterprise Architecture can benefit a business outcome approach.

Ten Simple Ways to Establish a User Friendly Ideation Process

Idea Champions

The countless ways in which your company's "ideation process" routinely springs leaks. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.

FREE ONLINE POLL: How to Improve Your Company's Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Here's the simplest way to figure out how to improve your company's ideation process: Enter Idea Champions' FREE IDEATION POLL CONTEST. Just send an email to office@ideachampions and write "Ideation Poll" in the subject line. More about ideation process

I.C. Robledo Author and Ideator talks Idea Hacks on the Idea Hunt Blog


This post is written by I. Robledo, author of many books such as Idea Hacks, The Secret Principles of Genius, and No One Ever Taught Me How to Learn. Introducing Idea Hacks Have you ever wanted to come up with a lot of ideas, but not known where to start? For the people who […]. Community Insights Tools Idea Hacks

Kimberly-Clark: Empowering a Culture of Innovation

Watch on-demand: Renee Pearson, Director of ITS Global Innovation, and Bill Truettner, Director of Innovation Strategy at Spigit discuss ideation challenges, scaling crowdsourced innovation globally, and tracking innovation impact

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs to this blog post and will now simply cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or a joke. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.

Why You Need to Defer Judgment During the Ideation Phase of a Brainstorming Session

Idea Champions

Big thanks to Val Vadeboncoeur, Idea Champions' Director of Training, for this timely article on the importance of deferring evaluation during the ideation phase of a brainstorming session.

Collaborative Innovation – Hamburger Style


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Got a big decision to make? Try the Three by Three method.

Destination Innovation

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Organizational Revolutions through Idea Hacking


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The Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software

Lean Six Sigma, hackathon, idea jams, multi-stage ideation, ideation with prototyping, conference ideation, and external innovation) can the vendor’s software be. Beyond using the crowd for the initial ideation and prioritization exercise, can the software also help leverage.

How to Make Your Design Thinking Program Turn Into Something Real


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Using Design Thinking to make your employees ready for the Internet-of-Things


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13 Great Questions to Choose from for your next Management Meeting

Destination Innovation

Brainstorming and Ideation Management brainstorm meeting mundane question strategyMost management meetings are dull affairs stacked full of short-term urgent problems that need fixing. Discussions focus on routine operational issues and of course these things have to be addressed.

How to Run a Successful Innovation Challenge

Innovation Excellence

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6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

Spigit’s sophisticated, user-friendly interface powers engagement and ideation, amplifying a company’s. The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason.

Create your own Corporate Miracle Garden

Destination Innovation

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How to Embrace Risk to Create Value

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Growth Innovation Leadership & Infrastructure Processes & Tools Uncategorized growth ideas ideation intrapreneurship Organizational Change riskRisk has a bad reputation, and for valid reasons.

We came up with 30 ideas that big corporates should definitely implement.

Board of Innovation

At first it just seemed like a random ideation for fun, but then I noticed we came up with some really great innovations. Last week we had some afterwork fun coming up with ideas which large companies should implement.

Accenture Innovation center, creativity on starting-blocks

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Continue reading → Creativity Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit 3D Printing Accenture Albane Liger belair Big data ideation Innovation Center Paris PrototypeWhat is the Paris Accenture Innovation Center ? In a nutshell, a dizzying innovation team, acting in a tremendous place for creativity! Albane Liger Belair, Accenture Paris Innovation Center Director, kindly walked me through this amazing space.

The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2016: Multi-Industry Benchmark Study.

the ideation process, but seem to have trouble documenting the. speeds the process of ideation and decision-making. who demonstrate the ability to ideate or collaborate in. A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED.

How to Frame a Problem Using a Challenge Map

Innovation Excellence

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How to design your own innovation accelerator: a checklist

Board of Innovation

Board Of Innovation Business Model Innovation Innovate like a startup Intrapreneurship Bootcamp Ideation Innovation program Internal accelerator MVP startupsI decided to write a post to give you some insights on how we designed our latest accelerator program and what we learned from it.

Is your startup idea already taken? This graphic will tell you.

Board of Innovation

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How and Why You Want to Strip Great Ideas of their Identity

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Build Capability Innovation Leadership People & Skills Processes & Tools collaboration Creativite Output ideation Innovation Teams Workplace InnovationDrew Boyd shares examples and strategies for boosting creative output and idea generation in the workplace.

+200 Predictions: 1 year later – What happend so far?

Board of Innovation

Board Of Innovation Daily Inspiration IdeationLast year we made a visual overview of +200 future predictions. This list is being used in our innovation workshops & training to inspire people. So far, the feedback on this poster was great. But it’s time to review our list and see if there was any progress. 018 – The End of Encryption & Passwords One of the hot topics. Read More. The post +200 Predictions: 1 year later – What happend so far?

Innovation in a Box

Innovation Excellence

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4 roads to innovation, by Gijs van Wulfen

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Continue reading → Execution Innovation Business model Customer problem Gijs van Wulfen ideation Innovation routes test and learnThough all roads may lead to Rome, innovators know that only a few tracks lead to innovation success! Gijs van Wulfen lights up our way with 4 practical routes, depending on your starting point: idea, technology, customer issue, or business challenge.

How to Start Innovation with an Idea

Innovation Excellence

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Cities, Innovation, and the Future


Anticipating the Future Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Strategy and Innovation SustainabilityInnovation is intimately linked with cities. This occurs for many reasons, many of which are entirely obvious.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software


Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

The Future of Civic Engagement and Innovation


News Trend Alert Calgary case study citizen engagement citizen science communication crowdsourcing employee engagement ideation refinementNumerous leaders and community organizers have been talking about public service lately, especially in the US - mostly encouraging the public to take place in ongoing dialogues and to volunteer in their communities in order to create positive change at local and national levels.

Mash-Ups for Innovation, a How To Guide

Gregg Fraley

Experienced ideators are comfortable free-associating and they are likely to have some ideas with this simple Forced Association. Inexperienced ideators, or, people who are restrained in their self-expression, need more help – scaffolding — to make meaningful connections.

Generate better business ideas with these 10 triggers & innovation examples

Board of Innovation

Ideation Innovation business idea innovationFor some, it’s really hard to generate a lot of ideas. To help you and your team we’ve listed +10 ways to find better business ideas. For every category, we’ve added a couple of examples. Whether you’re working at a fast-paced Hackathon or an in-depth Innovation Accelerator you will always need inspiration to level up your business concepts! The following 50 slides will. Read More.

Systematic Idea Generation and Organizational Capabilities for Front-End Innovation Performance in SMEs


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